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Democrats Fading Away

The Democrats have made it official. They now believe Iran will honor all their agreements and not cheat. Next the Democrats will tell us they believe in the tooth fairy. 494 more words

Presidential Elections

Andrew Jackson's Apprentice: U.S. President Martin Van Buren

Martin Van Buren was the first president born in the official United States of America. His ancestors were Dutch. Van Buren’s father managed a tavern in Kinderhook, New York. 289 more words

American History

Liberal icons with conservative ideals: Franklin Roosevelt on public unions

FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT: “All Government employees should realize that the process of collective bargaining, as usually understood, cannot be transplanted into the public service. It has its distinct and insurmountable limitations when applied to public personnel management.”


Writing to Presidents -- of the USA!

I’ve always enjoyed receiving mail. When I was a kid, I would even send off for free stuff, some requiring enclosure of a cereal box top perhaps — just for the fun of finding something addressed to me in the family mail box. 263 more words

Political History Tuesday: The “Crash” of 1929 and Roosevelt

The Stock Market “crash” of October 1929 supposedly caused the Great Depression and the election of Franklin Roosevelt to cure it. It is one of the most dramatic connections between the Stock Market and politics. 524 more words

Presidential Elections

Carly's cancer

Carly Florina had breast cancer surgery (bilateral mastectomy) 2 March 2009 at Stanford University Hospital followed by chemotherapy and radiation. She was given an excellent prognosis for full recovery — … 789 more words

Medicine In General

Adam's Fun Facts: Crying In Space, "American Gladiators", Top Hats On Presidents & More

Who was the first President to NOT wear a top hat at their inauguration?  What were the original “American Gladiators” names?  What is the average squares foot of a house in the U.S.?  211 more words